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TECH 03 Jul 2015 | 7:30 AM

Turkey restricts Facebook in schools: report

Turkey has restricted students from posting pictures and opinions about school life on Facebook, Twitter and other social media, local media said.

TECH 20 Mar 2015 | 2:30 PM

Selfie generation warned over eclipse peril

An eclipse that will sweep Europe and parts of Africa and Asia poses a danger to selfie-takers, eye specialists warned.

TECH 13 Mar 2015 | 2:08 PM

South Korea develops smartphone app to curb student suicide

South Korea has developed smartphone apps to help bring down its high student suicide rate by warning parents when their children might be at risk, the education ministry said.

TECH 08 Sep 2014 | 11:04 AM

Fitness app gets MIT-affiliated award

Exercise a virtual pet and get motivated to exercise yourself. That’s the idea behind the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Global Startups Lab Malaysia award-winning app for a prototype created by eight computer science students.

TECH 28 Aug 2014 | 1:40 PM

Schools’ PC virtualisation project delivers computing to rural areas

When schools embraced Virtual Desktop Infrastucture (VDI), it became possible to reach 300,000 students in 1,250 schools in just five months, even in the middle of the Borneo Jungles.

TECH 26 Aug 2014 | 4:14 PM

Mobile use bad for school test scores: Japan study

Children who spend more than four hours a day on their mobile phone perform significantly worse on school tests than those who are limited to just 30 minutes, a Japanese government survey has found.

TECH 09 Jul 2014 | 11:19 AM

American women targeted as Malaysia becomes Internet scam haven: US

Hundreds of American women are being ensnared by Internet scammers based in Malaysia, with some losing over a quarter of a million dollars, as the country becomes an epicentre for online crime perpetrated by Africans, US officials say.

Internet 11 Nov 2013 | 1:01 PM

Africa's great 'white spaces': tech's new frontier

At Cape Town's Elswood Secondary School, even the metal grills welded into its walls did not deter burglars from ripping out the copper cables that delivered Internet to the students of this tough neighbourhood.

TECH 30 Aug 2013 | 1:21 PM

Japanese government launches internet 'fasting' camps

Compared to other countries, hyper-connected Japan is behind the curve with only a handful of centres specialising in Internet addition.

Technology 19 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

Technology a tool for transformation

Yeoh Pei Lou of FrogAsia believes more is required to transform our nation's education system for the better.